A new Day Z update is available for download at the mod’s website. It updates the mod to v188.8.131.52 and adds handful of new functionality as well as fixes about a dozen of issues.
Developer's Note: * To collect firewood, you can either find it in loot piles, or go into a forest and use the hatchet (gear > Right Click). * You get a ONE TIME OFFER to change your player gender! * Only two types of new skins are available in this update, "Camo" and "Ghillie Suit" in addition to normal survivor * Skins a player is wearing are NOT lootable. * When you change skin (right click on clothing package in inventory) your old skin will appear in inventory * If you want a players skin, you will need to make them take it off first Changelog: * [FIXED] Bodies being deleted immediately (now will stay around for 15 minutes) * [FIXED] Player profiles sometimes corrupting and causing stuck in loading issues (error handling by engine) * [FIXED] Temperature listed in percent and not degrees (now displayed in degrees) * [FIXED] Loosing temperature inside vehicles (now will slowly gain or be static in vehicles) * [FIXED] ItemPainkillers popup error (no longer happens: thanks Norbert!) * [FIXED] Spawning in Ocean when switching models (player morphing optimized by TeeTime) * [FIXED] Loosing gear when switching models (player morphing optimized by TeeTime) * [FIXED] Wrong M107 is spawning on occasion (Correct one spawns) * [FIXED] Crashed heli uber-loot not spawning (does now thanks to GhostBear!) * [FIXED] Wire Fencing Kit caused graphical glitches (new model) * [FIXED] Tank Trap Kit caused graphical glitches (new model) * [FIXED] Invisible character models occuring (No longer invisible models) * [FIXED] Panic not being activated (Your character will sometimes panic) * [FIXED] Blood washout sometimes not being displayed (now will always wash out color depending on blood level) * [NEW] Hatchet for chopping wood in forests * [NEW] Wire Fencing kit model by Artyom Troshin * [NEW] Tank Trap kit model by Artyom Troshin * [NEW] Construction options moved to items in gear menu (right click wire fencing kit to use etc...) * [NEW] Hospital Loot Spawn probabilities changed * [NEW] Players can choose to be a female survivor (once only per CD-Key) * [NEW] Heat packs for increasing temperature in an emergency * [NEW] Bandit Skin transition for low humanity is removed * [NEW] Players will receive an error message if the server they are on is running an incorrect HIVE version